Department of Economics
Mauricio Prado is an associate professor at the Dept of Economics at CBS. Prior to joining CBS, he earned a PhD degree in economics from the Stockholm University and worked at the University of Cambridge and the IMT Lucca Institute for Advanced Studies. During his doctoral studies, Mauricio was a graduate student at the Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES), a visiting student research collaborator at Princeton University, and also a visiting graduate student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the United States of America. In addition to the PhD, he holds a master's degree from the University of Brasilia and a bachelor's degree from the University of Sao Paulo; both in economics.
Mauricio's research deals with political economy and macroeconomic public policy in a broad sense. His current research projects focus on the politico-economic determinants of fiscal capacity and the effects of fiscal fragmentation on economic development, the role of regulation and trade on informality, the discounting of social projects, the welfare costs of business cycles, and the determinants of foreign-direct investment.
- Public Finance
- Political Economics
- International Economics
- Dynamic Macroeconomics (Elite MSc Advanced Economics and Finance)
- Macroeconomics: the Global Economy (Elite MSc Advanced Economics and Finance)
- Advanced Macroeconomics (PhD).
- “Government Policy in the Formal and Informal Sectors”, European Economic Review, 55 (8), 1120-1136.
- “Warfare, Fiscal Capacity, and Performance” (with Mark Dincecco), Journal of Economic Growth
In: Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Vol. 51, 2.2015, p. 78-92
In: Economics Letters, Vol. 124, No. 1, 2014, p. 151-156
Paper presented at European Economic Association & Econometric Society 2013 Parallel Meetings, 2013
Paper presented at Institutional Challenges in Emerging Economies. SITE Conference 2013, 2013
In: Journal of Economic Growth, Vol. 17, No. 3, 2012, p. 171–203
In: European Economic Review, Vol. 55, No. 8, 2011, p. 1120-1136
: SSRN: Social Science Research Network 2011, 37 p., p. 1-37
www : SSRN: Social Science Research Network 2010, 39 p.
Short-term consultant, World Bank, July 24 2020 to October 31 2020